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Grand Rapids man killed in northern Michigan snowmobile crash

Posted at 7:27 AM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 16:18:43-05

BOON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Grand Rapids man is dead after a crash while riding a snowmobile this weekend.

Michigan State Police says it happened just before 1 p.m. Sunday on a trail in Wexford County.

Troopers say the driver, a 28-year-old Matthew Gardner from Grand Rapids, lost control while making a turn and struck a tree.

He died from his injuries. Authorities said he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.